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in the house and i don't come out at all." run 7 the empty house caught fire this morning. the home of that family next door suffered smoke damage and windows now the mother of the family, maria, is calling on the city anymore. if you're watching this at home reporting live..david time to....stay indoors and now... for your 13 first alert forecast.. is this normal this time of year karla? ad-lib high pressure aloft will continue above average temps for the next couple of days, while a pacific system will bring wind, cooler air and a
when something went wrong... and the bees were set free! several people were stung...two are in serious condition tonight. rescue crews rushed to the scene....as tens of thousands of bees were still buzzing around! "at one time me and several of the fire fighters were batting down bees as we were moving about. butt with "a swarm attack like this where there are multiple stings to a single patient, those are a little bit more concerning because then the swelling can actually start to affect your eyesight, your throat, your breathing. one firefighter was also stung. the walmart was evacuated for several hours. bees...also causing some chaos here in the valley... for now...they're gone... from the outside of a home... near fort apache and russel.. but people living nearby.... worry they'll soon be back. last week...an extermnator was swarmed... and stung a hundred times at that home. that exterminator...in cricial condtion...at southern hills
after a tragedy at a water park. a 12-year-old died on a waterslide this afternoon. at this hour... the park is closed.... as police look into... what went wrong. what we know.....the slide is said to be the tallest in the world... it sends riders into an almost....170-foot drop.. they reach speeds of more than 60-miles-an-hour! another investigation underw in northern california... the f-a-a ...looking into why a parachute.... didn't open for two skydivers. the two men were killed after they plunged to the ground... it happened yesterday... just south of sacramento. one is believed to be a veteran instructor.. the other.. a student who was jumping for the first time. both were in their twenties. right now... a man is behind bars .. accused of handing out toxic candy..
the emergency room. all of them had eaten the candy that was being passed out...."nerd ropes" officials say...it tested positive for extremely high levels of t-h-c.. a substance found in marijuana. i kinda felt like everwhere at once. ///butted to/// i was like twitchy.. it didn't feel good. the man is facing felony charges! his bail is set at 50-thousand dollars. your vote... and the race for the white house. hillary clinton is gaining ground.. up eight points according to a new ab- news poll. and tonight.. both candidates are facing their own troubles. comments from the past coming back to haunt them.... a pro-clinton super pac just released a new ad....featuring a gold star mother talking about her outrage at at trump's comments to the parents of a fallen muslim- american soldier. sot - michelle deford / gold star mother "when i saw donald
outrage? trump releasing his own attack. using the democrat's mistaken comments...from friday's rally ... sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential nominee "what i told the fbi, which he said was truthful, is consistent with what i have said publicly. so, i may have short-circuited." sot - donald trump / (r) presidential nominee "i think that the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to clinton...will be in las vegas still a problem for both nominees. former president bill clinton...will be in las vegas this week.. on behalf of his wife. he's scheduled to address thousands of asian-american voters this friday ...at the 2016 presidential election forum. organizers say...they're very close to getting donald trump to attend the same event. right now.. a horrific scene unfolding..at a small country outside of
but this ...is what's left from a severe storm. coming up ...the search for the missing... plus.. america's sweetheart.. serena wiliams.. going for her fifth gold! hear why she says... this year.. will be different from all the others.. and remember.. chopper 13 is bringing you breaking news fast and first..
cascade down in big loops.. we're told this is called... coronal rain. if we don't get no justice chicago...over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager... by police. tonight.. the department is vowing to take a "hard look" at overall traing and tactics. just a few days they released this video.. of officers firing their guns... as paul o'neal ...sped off in a stolen car. police leaders say... it's concerning. johnson: 14:02:02 our policy clearly states that we're prohibited from firing at moving at into or at moving
some experts ... say the chicago police department has improved how they handle these cases....by improving their transperancy. meanwhile... in minnesota... signs and flowers...still cover the wall outside a school where philando castile worked as a janitor. this weekend marks one month... since he was shot and killed by police. his girlfriend.. recording the aftermath of the the shooting sparked violent protests around the country. a desperate search is underway for six people.. missing after heavy rains in macedonia. more than 20 people are dead.. and 60 others are in the hospital. forecasters say...the threat is not over yet.. more rain is expected for area this week. ad-lib high pressure aloft will continue above average temps for the next couple of days, while a pacific system will bring wind, cooler air and a very slight chance for rain.
with breezy winds as a pacific our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into thursday. highs will top out in the upper 90s on thursday as the system moves in and we begin to dry and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of sunshine. ((adlib wx close)) expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a secondary system that will approach the area and kick up our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into thursday. highs will top out in the upper
moves in and we begin to dry out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of sunshine. ((adlib wx close)) slight chance for rain. expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a secondary system that will approach t our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday
sunshine. ((adlib wx close)) slight chance for rain. expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a secondary system that will approach the area and kick up our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90 and slight chance for rain which will linger into thursday. highs will top out in the upper 90s on thursday as the system moves in and we begin to dry out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of sunshine.
right now.. serena and venus williams.. losing to the czech republic. this is the first ever doulbes loss for the williams sisters. but...serena williams s a shot for that fifth gold metal.. she's playing in the singles round tomorrow. abc's amy robach sat down one-on-one with the tennis superstar. williams telling her...these games will be different than all the others. script: serena williams, now a four-time gold medalist? is a different woman than the veteran olympian who scored double wins four years ago. 21;19;20;33 ar: how would you compare serena now to serena now to serena in london? 21;19;29;12 serena in london is the best serena i have ever
get there again because that was insane. i never played that well in my life. i don't know what happened. i was just unbelievable. it wasn't all about bringing home the gold for the 22-time grand slam champion? serena also hoping to enjoy the games as a spectator 21;17;22;19 well the goal for me is really to have fun and enj oy myself and i want to get to an event this year. maybe today i should have went to an event, but yea every time i am at the olympics i never gymnastics. 21;17;43;33 ar: that's my favorite and the tennis star nike "unlimited you" campaign- reminiscing about her storied career? nats from unlimited serena i always felt like and underdog?// i never felt like i would be great one day. and close relationship with her fellow olympic champ, and big sis, venus nats from unlimited serena i was always pretty small for my age and i was venus williams younger same? 21;20;48;27 if i could play on it would for sure be . no, i wouldn't think twice about it, which is interesting. i have so much fun playing with venus and we won wimbledon so even after venus's stunning first-round loss overnight,
pressure. 21;19;49;00 ar: //there's so many titles and records, where you don't want to start losing now. now is not the time for that. that was abc's amy robach reporting just, like, got jipped out of gas from a gas station. bogus 9-1-1 calls to metro.. and they could have deadly consequences if they prevent a real emergency call from getting through. 13 action news...wants to help
i'm one of them. yo tambien. i'm one of over 300,000 nevadans who rely on social security. social security helps us pay the bills... ...and enjoy the retirement that we've earned. that's what makes joe heck so dangerous. his plan to privatize social security means billions in profits for wall street... ...risking retirement security on the stock market. what if it crashes again? over a half a million bucks. i wonder who he's working for? because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
of regular is $2.39... that's 13 cent less than this you call 9-1-1 when someone's life is on the line... but recently.. 13 action news exposed how people were being put on hold...in those critical moments! now contact 13 chief investigator... darcy spears has discovered why some people can't get through. gas price :03 911 emergency. do you need police, fire or medical? caller - :06 i am calling because i was just, like, got jipped out of gas from a gas station.
believe. vitamins caller -- :20 my vitamins and stuff don't even work right now because my body's shut down! you're listening to actual 911 calls from the las vegas metropolitan police department over the past few months. :12 operator: 911 emergency, longhurst 7864 caller: yes, hello, i am trying to call switzerland and it just doesn't work. :58 i have the number. can't you dial it for me? 911 operator: no. i can't dial an international 911. this is not the phone department or phone company. darcy stand up 43:26 i had the opportunity to sit in as a 911 call-taker for the day at metro comm listening in on how many calls come in, how long it takes to deal with them and how many are frivolous. taker every day. every day. i couldn't tell you the number of times a day. so for the person having a heart attack or the family
37:04 darcy: how does that impact them? lisa: they are on hold. they are waiting, unfortunately. 911 operator lisa mccarthy lives for the moments when she can help someone who's truly in need. darcy narrate 7:13 she's dealing with a call right now about a guy who's passed out in his vehicle at the south point. empty bottles of alcohol observed in the car. but instead of dispatching emergency service... police or do you need an ambulance? she spends more than half her time on frivolous calls--the single biggest disruption in fast 911 service. disturb you caller -- :05 i just wanted to know what time it was in las vegas? lisa 35:41 we do get the calls for people unhappy with their order. people unhappy because.. darcy with their food order?! lisa with their food order. while someone's going off about a not-so-perfect pizza, lisa
these screens. lisa 37:16 you know that one of those calls, i mean, it could be life or death within 3 seconds. tina sobosle 48:58 two-five-eight. i got a four-o-one on south central at the airport connector at russell. tina sobosle has seen it for years. tina 47:57 most of the 911 calls i deal with are not 911 calls. (3-second quick nats sequence from call center) matt 1:02:46 ...which location. captain matt mccarthy oversees metro's 911 call center. he says eliminating abuse would to crack down on those who misuse the system. 1:04:55 capt mccarthy . actually we have three live cases right now of three different persons who have abused 911. remember the lady calling about her vitamins? :44 patricia on recording: vitamins and things don't even work on me right! gfx pull out she called metro 739 times between january and may. dispatchers know her by name.
anything you need from the police today, patricia? patricia: i want them to stop messing with me wrong! that's what i want! patricia is facing charges of "unlawful use of emergency phone number." police records also show a man is charged with "aggressive stalking" for making 30 calls using profane language. we've heard one... the jerk :17 caller hello? operator: hello, metro police, how can i help you? and it's too pornographic to play any more of it on the air. another woman who made seven "unfounded" calls is also charged with "unlawful use of 38:58 they don't need police and they know they don't need police. i think it's entertainment for them. 1:59 caller i've called about a garbage bag full of air. 2:05 911 and what can the police do for you sir? caller i was like wondering what i should do with it. /end with dial tone nats fading out to tag/ darcy tag 10 pack to help make sure someone can answer your call to 911, metro is hiring more staff. ten new dispatchers are expected to be answering phones this month. thirty more should be on line
clicking on darcy's story. a lot more news coming up on 13 action news live at 6-30... including trump's campaign reeling.... after a recent surge by clinton in the polls. what's behind her latest rise. plus... we'll introduce you to an olympic athlete... breaking new ground. how she's using the games to inspire millions around the world. and a reminder.. don't forget to download the ktnv mobile in the app store or it's free and lets you watch action news video....anywhere you have mobile service. < >
nationwide... scott mclean...explains.... from the campaign trail. we're nearly three months from election day.. and the democratic presidential nominee is now leading nationally and in key battleground states the latest a-b-c news-washington post poll shows hillary clinton with an eight-point lead over donald trump...doubling her lead from a month ago. and the swing state polls also show clinton ahead of trump.. in some places by double digits. new hampshire and pennsylvania 10 points. clinton's runningmate, senator tim kaine, attributes the favorable numbers to clinton sharing her story about working with families and children early on in her career at the democratic national convention. (sen. tim kaine / democratic vice presidential nominee) "i think the reason we are doing better in polls since last week is folks are getting reintroduced to that story in a positive way." and it was also during the dnc when the parents of a muslim u.s. soldier killed in iraq spoke -
to criticize the khan family and sparked bipartisan backlash.. trump's drop in numbers could also be a result of his initial refusal to back top republican lawmakers, like house speaker paul ryan for re- election... causing an intra-party rift. (gov. john kasich /(r) ohio) "thought it was a little bizarre. paul, he's in the jack kemp mode. he's a guy that's a positive. butt sot kelly ayotte. she's a terrific senator. butt sot john mccain is such an reporting. now to the middle east... where iran has just executed a of spying for the united states. shahram amiri had defected to the u-s...as the west was trying to stop iran's nuclear program. in 2010...amiri returned to iran...and was welcomed back with open arms... but then ... he mysteriously disappeared. today...for the first time...iran acknowledged they had secretly detained and tried him for treason. amiri had once claimed the c-i-a had abducted him.... u.s. officials have said in the past...
today in austrialia....police conducted a series of anti-terror raids! officials entering....four different homes! authorities say... a 31-year-old man was arrested for planning an attack. the man is suspected with being affliated with a number of different terror organizations. police have not released details of the plan...but say there's no imminent threat. shooting - v five people are recovering...after a shooting investigators say... it happened outside a bar. and the victims and suspects knew one other. police say... there was a disagreement inside the bar... it lead to the group going outside... and gunfire erupting. the victims are expected to survive. right now a live look outside ... across the valley. we've been talking about this... the super hot...blow dryer weather is back... karla well-ga is here ... with your 13 first alert forecast. karla high pressure aloft will continue above average temps for the next couple of days, while a pacific system will
hance for rain. expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a secondary system that will approach the area and kick up our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into thursday. highs will to 90s on thursday as the system moves in and we begin to dry out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of sunshine. disgraced olympian... oscar pistorius... is back behind bars...
being treated for some mysterious injuries! guards found him... in his cell with injuries to his wrist... pistorious denied this was a suicide attempt.. he said...he had just injured himself... falling out of bed. currently...he's serving a 6-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. pistorius shot her multiple times through a locked bathroom in 2013. he's said he believed she was an intruder. scandal plaguing russian olympians. a committee has banned the entire russian team from competing at next month's para-lympic games in rio. officials say.... this is punishment for the country's systematic doping program. in total....118 russian athletes are banned from this years olympic games. happening now in rio...calls for tighter security! australia's olympic delegation says...two of their rowing coaches were robbed at
two teens...one who put a long knife...up to the throat of one coach.... they were looking for cash and cell phones.... no one was seriously hurt. tonight... dreams coming true for a pennsylvania dad... he's getting to see his son compete in the olympics! ellis hill... will now be able to cheer his son in person... all thanks to a chance encounter... behind the wheel of his uber. hill picked up... a woman named liz willock for a ride... was.. .of his 22-year-old whose making his olympic debut in shot-put. when he revealed he couldn't afford to be there in person... the woman greated a go-fund-me account! ellis hill, father: tvu 8 ellis hill intv 17;21;40 "my son will be competing. doing his very, very best. and i'll be hollering and supporting him 150%." his son was overjoyed...when he heard how people stepped up to help. about 20 secs in "it's so
watch me compete. it's truly a blessing for me and i'm so thankful." qualifying for men's shot put begins on august 18th. tonight we're hearing from a young woman who is ready to lunge into u.s. olympic history. she's an american muslim who will be competing... while wearing a hijab. abc's matt guttman..has her story from rio. ibtihaj muhammad wears that mask because hers is a sport of because it allows her to wear what perhaps she's now best known for - the hijab? the new jersey native...now among the most recognized american faces you were voted number two behind michael phelps to be the flag bearer. what was that like? 13;08;40 im: it's exciting, you know a really exciting moment for me, uh, to even be considered and to be in the conversation her slashing personal style already making waves here in rio - with security concerns
endangered. there are moments at home where i don't feel safe and i think those sentiments are echoed, um, amongst the muslim community, especially for muslim women who do wear their religion on their sleeves in a sense every day. at south by southwest she my hijab at sxsw registration for my id badge.. i can't make this stuff up #sxsw2016 that tweet prompting an apology from the festival's managers. that fighting faith, perhaps, what help make her a perfect fit for fencing? as a muslim kid i had to have long sleeves, i had to add pants, and with fencing it's just a unique opportunity for me to be covered as an athlete and to fit in with my teammates. mg: so this is the only one where you didn't have to alter the uniform or equipment. im: exactly, yeah. she's not one to mess with especially with sabre in hand - which is why i needed a quick lesson? ibtihaj/matt fencing demo: ibtihaj lunges
though (end bite) mg: does anybody ever run away from you while you're competing? im: i hope. that's the plan. all the girls will run away from me on monday. he's running across the country... to show his support of police! today.. .billy richards made a stop in las vegas. richards says...he was tired of seeing officers portrayed in a negative light! so he left his home in new york ...to embark on this journey... but often... off richards says...he hopes to boost the morale of departments across the country. sot 145613 billy richards, running to support police departments "i've gotten nothing but smiles and everything. they're very grateful for what i've been doing. i've also gotten a lot of waves" run 12 he says... he plans on stopping by at least four more major cities on his way back to new york. body cameras are supposed to
but just how effective is it? we'll look at new report on departments...across the country. andtel you how...metro stack up. plus...a young cancer patient...struggling to recover. how family and friends.. made his dreams a reality... in a galaxy far-far away. and remember, chopper 13 bringing you breaking news fast and first. you are looking at video...from
country...are having police .... including metro...here in las vegas. but how -- and what -- are they doing with the video? contact 13 chief investigator darcy spears ...takes a look at a report that answers that very question .... and addresses las vegas metropolitan police department directly. more cops are wearing body cameras. they can help keep cops honest and protect police departments when they get sued.
heavy rain... and flash floods....devastating the region. this was all caused by hurricane earl. the threat not over yet...forecasters say..up to 8 more inches of rain is expected. this...as right now...tropical storm javier... is forming off mexico's pacific coast. ((adlib wx toss)) continue above average temps for the next couple of days, while a pacific system will bring wind, cooler air and a this system will birth a secondary system that will approach the area and kick up our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into out.
afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of sunshine. a young cancer patient in new slight chance for rain. expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will push through on wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover which will linger into thursday. highs will top out in the upper 90s on thursday as the system moves in and we begin to dry out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday and 107 sunday. conditions will be dry friday through sunday, with lots of
slight chance for rain. expect a high of 107 tomorrow with breezy winds as a pacific system sits to our north. this system will birth a secondary system that will approach the area and kick up our winds to low end windy on tuesday. highs will top out at 105 on tuesday. the system will p wednesday, dropping highs to the mid and upper 90s and bringing in some cloud cover and slight chance for rain which will linger into thursday. highs will top out in the upper 90s on thursday as the system moves in and we begin to dry out. by friday another warm up begins, with a high of 102 that afternoon, then 106 saturday
friends, family and even a police escort greeted 13-year-old cole de- lisle. he was diagnosed with a brain tumor and has undergone two surgeries and chemotherapy. now, the make a wish foundation...stepped in to help cole feel just like a normal kid.... one who loves star wars! (donna parker, make-a-wish foundation): "it was put that he is getting this uniform, but he doesn't know to extent." (cole delisle, cancer patient): "it's really been hard to make it through all of this, but i have all my friends through the school year who have helped me and all these people that have come here." (cole delisle, cancer patient): "it's really kind of them and it just made my day better, so declaring august 6th...cole the town's mayor also presented him with a proclamation declaring august 6th...cole
treatments later this week. here's what's coming up tonight in primetime on channel 13... at 7 -- america's funniest home videos at 8 -- celebrity family feud at 9 -- 1-hundred thousand dollar pyramid at 10 -- match game at 11 -- 13 action news. the olympics are providing inspiration for people across the world. and while you may not be one yourself. it doesn't mean you can't compete like one. in tonight's healthy living...how you can prepare for a workout just an olympian. in tonight's healthy living.
nevada is one of the worst places in america for the sex trafficking of teenage girls. thankfully, catherine cortez masto went to work as attorney general, she made
sex trafficking a felony crime and increased sentences. she gave victims the right to sue their captors. and expanded the sex offender registry to protect kids. catherine's a problem-solver. that's what she's all about. isn't that something we need more of in washington?
brazil... experts say... you can adopt the mental to gain an edge. here's holly firfer with more. the 20-16 summer olympics in rio de janeiro, brazil are upon us.... and while you might not be battling for gold - we got some tips from sports psychologists to make the most of your competitions and excercise routines. ignore the competition... that's right -- if michael phelps can be beaten -- so can
against others. embrace the butterflies... those nerves, sports psychologists say, just mean you care and are ready to perform. connect your brain with success... world class athletes learn to associate peak performance with things like a certain song...or even a certain smell. they then repeat these steps to get psyched for competition. and finally -- stick to the have confidence that the roadmap you've laid out for success is the right one. and don't panic if you feel like you've fallen behind working towards a goal. for today's health minute i'm holly firfer. . we'll be right back with a final check of your forecast. you're watching 13 action news where you get breaking news fast and first. high pressure aloft will
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